Mikveh Israel Portrait Gallery
Jonas Phillips

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Copyright Congregation Mikveh Israel
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Collection KKMI Paintings
Artist David Benjamin Bechtel
Description Jonas Phillips (1735-1803) painting by David Benjamin Bechtel (1833-1909). Oil on canvas, ca. 1906, 30"x25".
Dimensions H-30 W-25 inches
Made 1906
Material Oil on canvas
Object Name Painting
Provenance Merchant, auctioneer, broker, civic leader, and solider in the American Revelution, Phillips petitioned the Constitutional Congress on behalf of religious freedom. Phillips is buried in the Catham Square Cemetery of KK Shearith Israel in Manhattan.
Title Jonas Phillips
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Last modified on: April 19, 2012